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To be a public man is slavery.
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Trust in God but lock your car.
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The less we know, the more we suspect.
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One half the troubles in this world can be traced to saying "yes" too quickly or to saying "no"
not soon enough.
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If the heart is right, the head cannot be very far wrong.
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Charity is a virtue of the heart and not of the hand.
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Self-help is the best help.
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A dollar saved is as good as a dollar earned.
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Desperate evils require desperate remedies.
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An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit.
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We seldom fear what we can laugh at.
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Every family has at least one black sheep.
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A thimbleful of experience is worth a tubful of knowledge.
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An honest citizen is an exile in his own country.
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Constant occupation prevents temptation.
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Dark thoughts lead to dark deeds.
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Speak fair, think what you will.
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The longest pole gets the persimmon.
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Whatever is worth doing is worth doing well.
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Three things breed jealousy: A mighty state, a rich treasure, and a fair wife.
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If one plays with a lion, let him beware of its paw.
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Hours were made for slaves.
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A foe vanquished is a foe no more.
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You can't swim long against the current without cutting your throat as a pig does.
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If you act as good as you look, you'll never shame your family.
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Kindness is more binding than a loan.
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Every time you forgive a man you weaken him and strengthen yourself.
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Honesty is praised and left to starve.
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The best fishing is in the deepest waters.
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It is better to know nothing than to half-know many things.
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You can build a house but you must make a home.
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Bad to do evil, but worse to boast about it.
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A true friend is known in a doubtful matter.
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A good reputation stands still; a bad one runs.
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You can't be a howling success by simply howling.
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We are as big as the thing which bothers us.
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He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
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Lucky men need no counsel.
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He who judges others condemns himself.
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Justice delayed is justice denied.
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